Search for dissertations about: "cyborg"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word cyborg.

  1. 1. Participation Literacy Part I: Constructing the Web 2.0 Concept

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Peter Giger; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; web 2.0; participation; cyborg; literacy; collective intelligence;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis is a piece of academic work under the theme of /Participation Literacy/. The thesis concerns the Web 2.0 concept construction. Web 2. READ MORE

  2. 2. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conversation and Figuration from the Horizontality of the 2.0 Decade

    University dissertation from Karlshamn : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Peter Giger; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 2.0 Decade; Web 2.0; Aesthetics; Epistemology; Conversation; Figuration; Rhizome; Assemblages; Cyborg; Postmodernism; Person; Attention; Becoming; Serendipity; Desire; Intensity; Machine; Entanglement; Internet; Nihilism; Utopia; Accumulation; Technoscience; Virtuality; Potentiality; Monsters; Horizontality;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the 2.0 decade, the decade when the social web started to develop. The main research objective is to contribute to our embedment in Internet technology in a conscious and livable way. The thesis is part of a general attempt to improve our understanding of the transformation taking place in the development of the web. READ MORE

  4. 4. Liquid Streaming The Spotify Way To Music

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Susanna Leijonhufvud; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; music streaming; actor-network theory; liquid; cyborg; Spotify; Music Education; Musikpedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis accounts for the liquid affordances of musicking via streamed music from the perspective of the end-user. The study is particularly analysing the case of Spotify, which has gained an extraordinary prominent position within the Swedish market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Watching women, falling women Power and dialogue in three novels by Margaret Atwood

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Gregersdotter; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Atwood; cyborg; dialogics; dualism; falling; femininity; feminism; friendship; gender studies; literature analysis; mobility; place; power; storytelling; watching; water; women;

    Abstract :  This study examines the three novelsCat s Eye, The Robber Bride, and Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. It focuses on the female characters and their relationships to each other: Their friendships are formed in a patriarchally structured environment and are therefore arenas for defending and controlling the norms of such a structure. READ MORE